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Diosgenin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Diosgenin
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.247.515.500
Unique ID
D004144
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004144
Scope Note
A spirostan found in DIOSCOREA and other plants. The 25S isomer is called yamogenin. Solasodine is a natural derivative formed by replacing the spiro-ring with a nitrogen, which can rearrange to SOLANINE.
Registry Number
K49P2K8WLX
Related Numbers
512-04-9
CAS Type 1 Name
Spirost-5-en-3-ol, (3beta,25R)-
NLM Classification #
QU 95
Previous Indexing
Hydroxysteroids (1972-1975)
Saponins (1966-1975)
Spirostans (1968-1978)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under SAPOGENINS 1979-90
History Note
91(79); was see under SAPOGENINS 1979-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/12/16
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Diosgenin Preferred
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